1-20 of 325 Search Results for

Single Motherhood

Follow your search
Access your saved searches in your account

Would you like to receive an alert when new items match your search?
Close Modal
Sort by
Journal Article
Demography (1999) 36 (2): 205–217.
Published: 01 May 1999
... Press . LIFE COURSE TRANSITIONS OF AMERICAN CHILDREN: PARENTAL COHABITATION, MARRIAGE, AND SINGLE MOTHERHOOD· DEBORAH ROEMPKE GRAEFE AND DANIEL T. LICHTER We examine the life course transitions into and from families headed by unmarried cohabiting couples for a recent cohort of American children...
Journal Article
Demography (1999) 36 (3): 369–376.
Published: 01 August 1999
...Michael S. Rendall Abstract I analyze the prevalence of single motherhood among black and non-Hispanic white women in terms of differences in entry and exit. Higher initial entry rates among black women, especially through unpartnered childbearing, account for slightly more than half the difference...
Journal Article
Demography (2013) 50 (5): 1521–1549.
Published: 10 July 2013
...Shelley Clark; Dana Hamplová Abstract Single motherhood in sub-Saharan Africa has received surprisingly little attention, although it is widespread and has critical implications for children’s well-being. Using survival analysis techniques, we estimate the probability of becoming a single mother...
FIGURES
Journal Article
Demography (2022) 59 (4): 1377–1402.
Published: 01 August 2022
...Susan Harkness Abstract This study examines how motherhood earnings penalties in combination with the cost of partner absence affect single mothers' economic well-being. Using longitudinal data from the Panel Study of Income Dynamics for 1990–2015 and fixed-effects models with individual-specific...
Includes: Supplementary data
Journal Article
Demography (1998) 35 (3): 259–278.
Published: 01 August 1998
... rules governing cohabitation and marriage. The survey results indicate that, in a number of respects, AFDC rules encourage cohabitation. Finally, we conduct an analysis of the impact of AFDC rules on cohabitation, marriage, and single motherhood and find weak evidence in support of incentives to cohabit...
Journal Article
Demography (2020) 57 (3): 1007–1034.
Published: 23 April 2020
... ). A final cluster comprised women who experienced a substantial spell of single motherhood . Some of these single mothers started their trajectory traditionally; they coresided with a partner and had a child. However, after union dissolution, they continued living with their child(ren) without a partner...
FIGURES | View All (5)
Includes: Supplementary data
Journal Article
Demography (2004) 41 (4): 607–627.
Published: 01 November 2004
... disparity in parental resources and that the government can do more to close the gap between rich and poor children. 14 1 2011 © Population Association of America 2004 2004 Single Motherhood Demographic Transition Maternal Employment Russell Sage Foundation Father Absence...
Journal Article
Demography (2012) 49 (2): 719–746.
Published: 09 March 2012
.... 16 Although not shown, the welfare state index would be negatively signed and insignificant, and the single-mother entitlement would be positively signed and insignificant. As shown in Table  6 , the universal replacement rate is negatively signed and insignificant for lone motherhood as well...
FIGURES
Includes: Supplementary data
Journal Article
Demography (2023) 60 (4): 1207–1233.
Published: 01 August 2023
... labor force participation combined with partnered motherhood, including one of low labor force attachment with early partnered motherhood and one of part-time work with delayed partnered motherhood. Hypothesis 1d—Interrupted Work With Single Motherhood (H1d): We anticipate one or more trajectories...
FIGURES
Includes: Supplementary data
Journal Article
Demography (2003) 40 (1): 105–126.
Published: 01 February 2003
... single motherhood through mar- riage. This is unfortunate because the exit rate to marriage is a crucial determinant of whether out-of-wedlock childbearing represents a social problem. Whereas much effort has been devoted to analyzing how economic incentives affect the likelihood of experienc- ing...
Journal Article
Demography (2011) 48 (2): 593–623.
Published: 16 April 2011
... younger ages (before age 20), occurs outside marriage, or occurs outside full-time employment. The relative disadvantage associated with early fatherhood, unlike early motherhood, increases over the life course. 16 3 2011 16 4 2011 © Population Association of America 2011 2011 Early...
FIGURES
Journal Article
Demography (2013) 50 (6): 2129–2150.
Published: 27 September 2013
... motherhood on schooling vary widely, ranging from no discernible difference to 2.6 fewer years among teen mothers. The magnitude of educational consequences is therefore uncertain, despite voluminous policy and prevention efforts that rest on the assumption of a negative and presumably causal effect...
FIGURES
Includes: Supplementary data
Journal Article
Demography (2016) 53 (3): 649–674.
Published: 05 May 2016
... of these associations; the same factors associated with selection into single parenthood may also be linked to increased stress, lower satisfaction, and reduced well-being in time with children (Amato 2000 ). As a counterpoint to the potential strains of single motherhood, rich ethnographic accounts...
FIGURES
Journal Article
Demography (2003) 40 (2): 333–349.
Published: 01 May 2003
.... However, nonmarital childbearing can provide an alternate route to family formation; the love and companionship of a child may reduce the demand for a husband. Many recent studies, including the study by Bennett et al. (1995), have used the dura- tion of a spell of single motherhood, rather than...
Journal Article
Demography (1988) 25 (1): 1–16.
Published: 01 February 1988
.... 3 Those respondents who have out-of-wedlock births or who become formerly married mothers while remaining in their parental horne are not observed as having become single mothers. This is not a problem to the extent that female headship, rather than single motherhood, is the outcome of interest.4...
Journal Article
Demography (2010) 47 (2): 415–437.
Published: 01 May 2010
... to nonresidential fatherhood. Young women will transition to single motherhood. Social control. The child development literature emphasizes two key dimensions of parenting for adolescent development: control and closeness (Maccoby and Martin 1983). Control refers to parents attention to children, monitoring...
Journal Article
Demography (2021) 58 (3): 1119–1141.
Published: 01 June 2021
... research found that rising employment rates of single mothers (the primary target and beneficiaries of TANF support), rising educational attainment among single mothers, and/or declining single motherhood in general might contribute to the decline in TANF ( Grogger and Karoly 2005 ; Haider et al. 2003...
FIGURES | View All (4)
Includes: Supplementary data
Journal Article
Demography (2011) 48 (1): 317–342.
Published: 11 January 2011
... with single motherhood, 40% of nonmarital births in 1995 occurred within cohabiting unions, and the increase in the proportion of nonmarital births during the 1990s stemmed largely from births to cohabiting couples (Bumpass and Lu 2000 ). Most evidence, however, indicates that cohabitation is not becoming...
FIGURES | View All (6)
Journal Article
Demography (2018) 55 (1): 165–188.
Published: 08 January 2018
...-guarantee Kamenetz , A. ( 2006 ). Generation debt: Why now is a terrible time to be young . New York, NY : Riverhead Books . Keels , M. ( 2014 ). Choosing single motherhood . Contexts , 13 ( 2 ), 70 – 72 . 10.1177/1536504214533504 . Kroeger , T. , Cooke , T...
FIGURES
Includes: Supplementary data
Journal Article
Demography (2020) 57 (2): 445–473.
Published: 07 February 2020
.... , & Marteleto , L. J. ( 2015 ). Family ties and young fathers’ engagement in Cape Town, South Africa . Journal of Marriage and Family , 77 , 575 – 589 . Clark , S. , & Hamplová , D. ( 2013 ). Single motherhood and child mortality in sub-Saharan Africa: A life course perspective...
FIGURES | View All (5)
Includes: Supplementary data